New York Times, Monday, January 3, 1983

Author:Frank Geary
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jack of TV fame : PAAR
5. Very short pencil : STUB
9. Lingerie item : SLIP
13. She, in Cannes : ELLE
14. Hole-___ (golfer's ace) : INONE
15. Italian university town : PISA
16. Hungry hostess, hapless guest, with "The" : SPIDERANDTHEFLY
19. Name meaning "gift of the gods" : THEODORE
20. Puts up stakes : ANTES
21. Follower of Paul : INE
22. Jejune : ARID
24. Locales : SITES
28. Exclude : DEBAR
30. Soak flax : RET
33. Mission to recall : ALAMO
34. Metallic element : TIN
35. Far: Comb. form : TELE
36. This ends on a sour note, with "The" : FOXANDTHEGRAPES
40. At any time : EVER
41. Constellation : ARA
42. Build : ERECT
43. Buttons : RED
44. Solitary : ALONE
46. Coarse or caustic : SALTY
47. Incursion : RAID
48. Rumanian coin : LEU
50. Fall flower : ASTER
53. Trout or whitefish : SALMONID
58. Porcine constructors, with "The" : THREELITTLEPIGS
61. ___ off (irate) : TEED
62. Foe of the Senecas : ERIES
63. A Waugh : ALEC
64. Employs : USES
65. Corsican's neighbor : SARD
66. Leases : LETS
1. Nuisance : PEST
2. River in "Kubla Khan" : ALPH
3. "It's a Sin to Tell ___," 1936 song : ALIE
4. Make over : REDO
5. Entangled : SNARED
6. Accent : TONE
7. "Hänsel ___ Gretel" : UND
8. Gamble : BET
9. Exhaust : SPEND
10. Elevate : LIFT
11. ___ of Man : ISLE
12. "It ___ to advertise" : PAYS
14. Press : IRON
17. Menlo Park name : EDISON
18. Filament : HAIR
22. Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
23. Sounded : RANG
24. Morley of "60 Minutes" : SAFER
25. "___ Lucy" : ILOVE
26. Levied : TAXED
27. Ponchielli's "Cielo ___!" : EMAR
29. Patriot Allen : ETHAN
30. Drive back : REPEL
31. Choose : ELECT
32. Peevish : TESTY
35. Famed hill near Dublin : TARA
37. Salvador ___ : DALI
38. Walked heavily : TROD
39. Applicant's submission : RESUME
44. Rhine feeder : AARE
45. Exultant : ELATED
47. Donna and Rex : REEDS
49. Pipe or conduit elbows : ELLS
50. Aleutian island : ATTU
51. "___ more to be pitied . . . " : SHES
52. Honey locust, e.g. : TREE
53. Agitate : STIR
54. Gem for October : OPAL
55. Africa's longest river : NILE
56. "___ Ideas," 1951 song : IGET
57. Awards for G.I.'s : DSCS
59. "___ Misérables" : LES
60. Novelist Levin : IRA

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